The Big Sit! 2014 Statistics

These statistics reflect information submitted by reporting circles. As teams continue to report their Big Sit! results, the statistics on this page will change to reflect up-to-the-minute information.

Team Information: Heartland Spotters

Captain: Chuck Young
Location: Galesburg, Illinois (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  2. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  5. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  6. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  7. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  8. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  9. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  10. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  11. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  12. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  13. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  14. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  15. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  16. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  17. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  18. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  19. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  20. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  21. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  22. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  23. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  24. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  25. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  26. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  27. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  28. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  29. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  30. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  31. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  32. American Coot Fulica americana

Team Notes

Participants: Chuck Young, Rachel Purdy, Randy Fox

Weather: Cloudy, overcast, some rain

Location: Galesburg, IL; Lake Storey; Joe E. Anderson area.

Time At Location: 8.5 hours

Was great to pick up the Great Horned Owl early morning. Fun to see the Ring-billed gull and Great egret. Welcomed back the Brown Creeper! Rain broke up the afternoon, but able to return for evening watch. Great event!

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